Translations for figureˈfɪg yər; esp. Brit. ˈfɪg ər

1

figure(noun)

the form or shape of a person

A mysterious figure came towards me; That girl has got a good figure.

2

figure(verb)

to appear (in a story etc)

She figures largely in the story.

3

figure(noun)

a (geometrical) shape

The page was covered with a series of triangles, squares and other geometrical figures.

4

figure(verb)

to think, estimate or consider

I figured that you would arrive before half past eight.

5

figure(noun)

a symbol representing a number

a six-figure telephone number.

6

figure(noun)

a diagram or drawing to explain something

The parts of a flower are shown in figure 3.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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